The fifteenth of August year 2020 will be known in history as the date of the first UPLB “Virtual” Commencement Exercises. Sixty-one graduates for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering were announced during two events, 48th UPLB “Virtual” Commencement Exercises and the CEAT Virtual Testimonial Program 2020. Dr. Monet Concepcion Maguyon-Detras, department chair, delivered a short message to the graduates noting that this batch of graduates is unique, “this batch will always be remembered as the one who emerged victorious amidst the challenges to learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the much-awaited results of the November 2019 Chemical Engineering Licensure Exam last 27th of November, 2019, just barely two days after the board examinations. The overall national performance was 71.41%. UP Los Baños (86.67% passing rate) placed 2nd in the school rankings with 50 or more examinees, after UP Diliman.
The Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE) is a venue for practitioners, both in the fields of research and industry, to discuss new technologies and trends with the aim of sustainable development. This year, the 26th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2019) was held on October 30-31, 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The two-day event organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya was supported by various local and international organizations. Armed with the theme “Role of Chemical Engineering in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0”, the symposium featured 202 oral presentations and 37 poster presentations in the field of Chemical Engineering. The symposium was kicked off with plenary sessions with topics ranging from the palm oil industry, nanostructured materials, membranes, and flow modeling.
The awarding ceremony of Dr. Bataller as 2019 CEAT Distinguished Chemical Engineering Young Alumnus happened at the CEAT Lecture Hall last October 10, 2019. (From left to right: UPLB CEAT AA Inc. President Pantaleon LL. Tabanao, Dr. Butch G. Bataller, and CEAT Dean Dr. Arnold R. Elepaño) Posted: October 30, 2019 Each year, the College …